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KAMIAH -- The 2019 Kamiah Rodeo celebration is set for Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16, at the Clearwater Valley Roundup Association (CVRA) ro…

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WHITE BIRD -- Our little town will come alive this weekend with the sights and sounds of White Bird Days and Rodeo. Come join grand marshals, Mike and Marlene Heath, and the 2019 rodeo queen Kaylee Page in this year’s activities. Setup around town is slated to begin Friday morning about 10 a…

LOWELL / SYRINGA -- Miss Luella Smith headed out this week for the Upward Bound program, with students from all over the region. She was packed and ready to leave Lowell for three weeks. Saying goodbye to the family was pretty easy, but she had a hard time leaving the two newborn kittens tha…

COTTONWOOD -- Happy Father’s Day to all Dads. And Happy Birthday to my hubby on Saturday. Congratulations to the three children of Melvin and Joyce Sonnen. All three graduated this year; Paul from Prairie High School, Laina and Whitney both from LCSC. It is very unusual for all the children …

School is out and the Nezperce pool is open. Seems summer has begun, even if officially it doesn’t start until June 21. Soon, it’ll be time for “floating,” which some experts say is an “Idaho thing.” “It consists of sitting on an inner tube and slowly being carried down a creek for hours wit…

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Our flag is a powerful image of our national strength and American principles.  The flag has stood on the Moon.  Determined American soldiers raised our flag during the Battle of Iwo Jima.  It was flown on buildings after the Sept. 11 attacks.  The coffins of our best and bravest, who paid t…

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Welcome to the Idaho County Free Press’s first Youth in Focus special section. Here you will find spotlights on some of Idaho County’s unique young people. The youth highlighted in these pages are students, scholars, volunteers, leaders, workers and citizens of our communities.

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The American Legion marks its 100th birthday this year. Helping celebrate this were American Legion Grangeville Post 37, which held a birthday event Saturday, March 30, at the Grangeville Elks Lodge. The celebration drew 115 attendees and included dinner, and awards recognition for EMS perso…